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Name Péter

Meaning:the rock, the stoneTools:

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Languages of use:Hungarian
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Peter, Peder, Peer, Petar, Pete, Petr, Petter, Pétur, Pieter, Pjeter     Details
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About Peter/Petra, the group of names with the same origin as Péter

Meaning/translation:the rock, the stone
Language of origin:Old Greek
Info about origin, male:known from Saint Peter, the apostle
 before he was given the name Peter (or, more exactly, Aramaic Cephas) by Jesus he was known as Simon
Words:petros = the stone, the rock  Old Greek
 cephas = the stone  Aramaic
Topics:12 Apostles, New Testament
Variants' top ranks:1:Peter Germany 2005,  1:Piotr Poland 2012,  2:Per Norway 2015,  2:Petra Croatia 2009,  3:Pierre France 2011,  3:Petr Czechia 2015,  4:Pedro Brazil 2014,  5:Petar Bulgaria 2011,  5:Péter Hungary 2003,  5:Penka Bulgaria 2011
Old/original forms:Petros Old Greek, Petrus Latin
Name variants:Penka, Perrine, Petra, Petya, Piera, Pierina, Pierrette, Pierrine, Pietra, Piotra, Peder, Pedro, Peer, Peetu, Peider, Pekka, Pelle, Per, Pero, Petar, Pete, Peter, Péter, Petr, Petre, Petri, Petru, Petter, Petteri, Pétur, Pierce, Piero, Pierre, Pierrick, Piers, Pietari, Pieter, Pietro, Piotr, Pit, Pitt, Pjeter, Pjetur, Pjotr   Sortable list   Details

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HungaryGraph2014 15,  2013 12,  2012 10,  2011 8,  2010 8,  2009 9,  2008 8,  2007 8,  2006 10,  2005 10,  2004 9,  2003 52002 8
Hungary prevalence 2014 10